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Falling star

The sun does not set; it becomes moot. The security light clicks on instead, sensing danger as water falls like silver, holds its form uncontained I do not expect anyone at prayer on a night such as this but something … Continue reading

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Pentecost: a sounding

I try to imagine the sound. They say a tornado sounds like a freight train; what would the apostles say? We each tell only of what we know. Was it the bluster of flapping canvas familiar from their days at … Continue reading

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Perfect storm

God, singing in the shower, echoing slate grey tesselating clouds.

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Tornadoes and sympathy

When I attended prenatal classes nearly twenty years ago, they warned us that watching the news would never be the same again after giving birth; that we would weep more, suffer more, seeing each vulnerable child in the light of … Continue reading

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Downside/upside

Because it’s Day 6 in the House of Darkness, and some of us require entertainment, here’s a little game I like to call “downside/upside:” Downside: no hot water = no shower Upside: no light to see one’s hair in the … Continue reading

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Portents

This week has been a bit, well, portenty; omenfull, as it were. If I were of a nervous disposition, I might be getting a little bit jumpy. It started on Tuesday, with the purchase of not one but two temporary … Continue reading

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